Person:Henry Stevenson (14)

m. Bet 1910 and 1915
Facts and Events
Name Henry Stevenson
Baptismal Name Henry Cogswell Stevenson
Unknown Henry C. Stevenson
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 15 Jul 1873 Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Marriage Bet 1910 and 1915 Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesto Marthena Crump
Death[1][2] 22 May 1960 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Burial[1][2] 24 May 1960 Fairfield, Connecticut, United StatesMountain Grove Cemetery

Personal History

Henry was the son of William and Mary [SHELTON] Henderson. Note: His obituary listed his mother's maiden name as Slalton; but a census record showed one of his uncles (surname Shelton)living with the family.

In the 1880 census, Henry, his parents and siblings lived at 105 Washington Avenue in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. His father listed his job as Superintendent of the Railroad.

According to the 1900 census, Henry was still living with his parents and a sister in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He listed his occupation as lawyer. Henry's father was now the President of the Railroad.

By 1910, Henry is the head of household and lived in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He is a lawyer and has his own business. Henry's mother, sister (Mary), and an uncle (William Shelton) also reside with him.

Highlights from obituaries:

• Former Bridgeport and Fairfield official • A descendant of Fairfield’s founder • Telegraph and associate editor of the Post • Graduated from Yale’s Sheffield Scientific school- 1894 • Graduated from Yale Law school – 1897 • Deputy judge – Bridgeport • Jude – Bridgeport-city court • President – Bridgeport Board of Aldermen • Acting mayor of the city • Deputy coroner of Fairfield county • Frequent moderator of town meetings • A direct descendant of Gov. Roger Ludlowe, founder of the town of Fairfield • Member of the Fairfield Beach club • Member of the Society of Cincinnati • Member of the Society of Colonial Wars

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Obituary
    pg. 1.

    The Bridgeport Telegram (Bridgeport, Connecticut), 23 May 1960 (

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Obituary
    pg. 37.

    The Bridgeport Post(Bridgeport, Connecticut), 23 May 1960 (

  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918. [online database]